A Monumental Idea for the Bi-Centennial of Plattsburgh

Monument - THUMBOne advantage of Public Sessions at City Council Meetings is that from time to time, someone actually brings good ideas to the podium and in this case it’s all about commemorating the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the City of Plattsburgh..

Danielle says she understands that the Battle of Plattsburgh is something that happens on an annual basis to commemorate the events of September 11th in 1814 when more than 10,000 British regulars invaded northern New York from Canada while the Royal Navy advanced along Lake Champlain… And this year, the Bi-Centennial Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh..

AUDIO – 062014 – Darlene Erb Proposes Bi-Centennial Monument

Danielle Erb, a resident of Plattsburgh, speaking with us in the Council Chambers on Thursday evening about and idea she says would have an impact for years to come in the City.. A monument to commemorate the Bi Centennial of the City of Plattsburgh.. The McDonough Monument, by the way took 25 years to build but was approved and commissioned as part of the centennial celebration in Plattsburgh..

 

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